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Posted by **A.W.** on Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 9:51pm.

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**Noether**, Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 10:27pmNot quite. In your first step, you aren't doing the same thing to both sides of the equation.

5x-3 = 11+12x

You correctly recognized that you need to isolate the x terms on one side. However, if you subtract 12x from the right, you need to subtract 12x from the left, not add. So:

-7x - 3 = 11

You didn't make any other mistakes after that point. Following the same steps from here should give you the right answer,

- Algebra -
**A.W.**, Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 10:37pmThank you, I see my error.

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